What we do
The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future.
OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:
- Accessible food and drinking water
- Healthy outdoor and indoor air
- Clean and efficient energy
- Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities
- Quality natural resources
- Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation
- Zero Waste
- Engaged students, stewards, and workers
Energy Benchmarking Working to cut energy waste in Philadelphia’s largest buildings by tracking and reporting citywide building performance.
Sep12EventClean Air Council Greenfest PhillyAll DaySeries of Digital EventsEvent
Clean Air Council Greenfest PhillySeptember 12, 2020All DaySeries of Digital Eventsmap
2020 marks the Clean Air Council's 15th annual Greenfest Philly and also the first ever completely virtual Greenfest on September 12-27th! Taking place over a 16-day period, Greenfest will continue to give environmentally conscious individuals in Philadelphia and beyond a chance to interact with climate leaders and experts, providing even greater access to a community of like-minded people, businesses and groups.
Sep14EventPhysicians for Social Responsibility Clean Energy and Health ConferenceAll DayDigital EventEvent
Physicians for Social Responsibility Clean Energy and Health ConferenceSeptember 14, 2020All DayDigital EventmapPlease join Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Pennsylvania and Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) September 14 - 28 for their virtual conference on Clean Energy and Health.
This is a Nearly Carbon-Neutral Conference* where all presentations will be pre-recorded and available to view on-demand. By registering, you will be able to participate in a Q&A with the presenters via online comments throughout the two weeks.
Click here for details and registration.
Sep23EventPhiladelphia Environmental Film FestivalAll DayDigital Event